About Content Protection Operations
The Motion Picture Association – Canada's Content Protection Operations in Montreal is staffed by a team of dedicated and highly skilled individuals who work with Crown counsel, law enforcement and community partners to combat illegal reproduction, distribution and sale of films and television programs and theft of satellite signals in Canada.
The Content Protection Operations office investigates complaints of motion picture theft on behalf of our Members and their affiliates and co-operates with law enforcement agencies (such as the RCMP, municipal, regional and provincial police services and Crown prosecutors throughout Canada).
On behalf of its Members and other interested parties, the Motion Picture Association – Canada investigates piracy – specifically targeting the following activities;
- The manufacture, distribution or sale of counterfeit DVDs
- The use of the Internet to pirate motion pictures and television programs
- The illegal recording of motion pictures in theatres.